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Not dead or driving …

October 21, 2009

other opportunities must be looked into or I’ll find myself retiring at Little Baghdad which seems much less attractive to me now.


WebCast info.. people join circus!

August 11, 2009

Fort Worth, TX – Tom Urquhart joins circus! Local bands know him on KTCU and he steps out to ride shotgun with Rody for a while on “The Mambos WebCast w/ John Rody. The live and on-demand webcasts wil begin Sept 2 at 7PM CT. Show information, such as it is, and ticket info at […]

The Wired Cab #2

July 1, 2009

From my Wired Cab series: Goin’ Downtown. If youve spent any time in the bowels of our city, this face should bring back memories. Excuse the cam work.. my first field use of the new jib!!  In Color HD.

Getting questions…

June 29, 2009

Not being used to anything like that since I was in Our Lady of Perpetual Motion Academy for Boys long long ago

Where have I been?

June 23, 2009

…What a loser. Get a blog up and I leave it for scrap…

Minority Report: It’s Me. (I’m not sayin’, I’m Just sayin’)

April 16, 2009

In one taxi garage in Dallas, of the nearly 400 drivers contracted to this outfit, the number of white drivers is able to be counted on a little more than 2 hands. The number is 11.

Survival Jobs: It’s not about you.

April 11, 2009

I really should have seen this coming when I was making training materials for mortage brokers teaching how to get undocumented workers into thier own homes.

Limo Drivers vs. Cab Drivers

April 10, 2009

If you sit at a taxi stand, you have no idea of who is going to tap on the glass or open the door.

The Wired Cab #1

April 3, 2009

Our first video dispatch from the field finds our storyteller reporting from the taxi stand at a popular Dallas hotel…

Catching Up…

March 29, 2009

…Met some folks who ‘knew’ me… from radio daze… they seem shocked to find me pushing a taxi…